Applications for full-time studies

If you are a foreign student and want to study full-time for a degree taught in German you are on the right page.  You can also read on in German

If you are an exchange student, please go one step back.  The information on this page is not for your needs.

Application for summer semester 2021 only for Master’s degree courses


Application from 1st December 2020 until 15th January 2021

Submission by email to

Only complete applications will be considered and have to be submitted by the deadline.


General documents for application to Master’s degree courses:

  • Application form
  • CV
  • Motivation letter
  • High School Diploma or Baccalaureat with grading list
  • Bachelor Degree with academic transcript
  • Language certificate
      • German: DSH2 or TestDaF with 4 in all areas  or telc C1
      • English: IELTS with 6.0  or TOEFL IBT 80 scores


Specific documents:

  • Portfolio  (for Architecture/ Design / Interior Design)
  • Proof of special suitability (for International Management)


The most important requirement for applying to a Master’s degree course is an initial qualifying university degree – Bachelor degree. The Bachelor degree should be finished with an average grade of 2.5 or better (corresponding to the German grading scale).

For other countries we have some conversions:


CGPA or points

Aserbaidshan 75

Bangladesh 3.0

India 7.5

Iran 15

Nigeria 3.0

Pakistan 3.0

Russia 4

Pakistan 3.0

Application for degree courses in English

Here you find the application form in English.

Please send the application form and all the needed certificates by post.


  • Winter semester: 15th July of each year
  • Summer semester: 15th January of each year
  • For the degree course MA Architectural Lighting Design: 1st May of each year
  • for the degree course MA Operation and Management of Maritime Systems: only for winter semester


Postal Address

Hochschule Wismar
International Office
PF 1210
D – 23952 Wismar